Middle school was extremely ardous for me . I constantly had to write essays every single night because we read one novel every week. It seemed like I could never have a break from writing. The sheer amount of homework was nerve-wracking because I never expected this much homework. I remember expressing some of my my thoughts in my journal such as how hard writing essays was and how challenging my math tests were.
Personal Literacy Narrative Reading and writing is a tool everybody needs in their lifetime the basic reading and writing skills are used on a daily base no matter what field you plan to study. Reading and writing are taught at a young age. I personally was taught by preschool I noticed on how I grew with my writing and how I became a better reader and writer throughout my life I personal love reading and writing it’s a way for everyone to express themselves through their choice of words. Everybody learns how to read and write differently some students tend to be stronger than others, personally speaking I feel I tend to be higher in reading then writing. I learned how to read and write at my elementary school named Saint La Salle.
Memories that impacted my literacy journey During my life there have been many influential moments in the way I am , how I behave , my behavior and how I treat others . Some moments affected my personal literacy journey. These are some of the moments that have impacted my literacy ( the ability to read and write ) the most. My earliest memory with literacy ( that I can remember ) is my grandma taking my sister and I to the children’s section of the local library and making us sit down next to other kids in a bright green hairy *furry, shaggy* rug . All of the children sat surrounding a small platform where a short , chubby woman wearing a bright pink dress sat on a wooden chair .
All throughout middle school when we were assigned to read a novel I would dread it. My perspective of reading for enjoyment soon changed when I was in eighth grade. Mrs. Benavides, my eighth grade language arts teacher, assigned our class to read The Outsiders, and I coursed I was complained in my head, I don’t want to read (actually pretend to read and then use Sparknotes) another lame book. The first day we got the book we were all told to read chapters 1 through 3, and this time all of the kids in my class complained and I wasn’t the only one. So, there I was at home in front of my computer typing in “the outsiders by S.E Hinton”, into Google, and the top search that popped up was a link to the movie on Youtube.
Lois Lowry, an American writer who wrote more than twenty inspiring books for children and the most famous books she ever wrote was the giver and gathering blue. Each book has a different protagonist but both of them have been written in the future era. She wanted to write books as it was her passion and she has taught many young readers on how to deal with social and political life. She is best known for writing books on expressing realistic life experience. The two books I read were The giver and Gathering Blue, these two books talk on how she wants society to become a better place in the future.
It’s why I wanted to pick it up and it’s why I kept on reading, but it also offers so much more than that. Rainbow Rowell is an impressive writer who immerses herself in every character she creates and in every experience she makes them go through. In Fangirl, Cath is a realistic character, struggling with social anxiety in college, seeking refuge her fanfiction. And in Attachments, I felt like I’d been transported back to the 90s. I often forgot that it was only written a few years ago.
Everyone loved his speeches and said that maybe he should write a book but he said that it was his was his wife who encouraged him to write. Over the years, Nando went back up to the crash site to visit his mother and sister graves. His dad tries to go there at least once every year and visit the graves as
When I was little, my favorite book was The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Every night I would have my parents read it before I went to bed. I loved everything about it from the storyline, to the characters, to the ending. But as I read it again when I’m older, I realize many different things that I had not noticed when I was a
Obviously, I remained compliant with their rules because they were my parents. Thus, I was forced to seek different outlets (books) in order to feel caught up with my friends. So while Katie was reading Junie B. Jones, I was training myself to read at a much higher level than my peers at a very young age. Thankfully, due to this, by the time I reached middle school I was reading at a college level and held one of the highest reading scores of my
The words are bound to my memory forever, “Now I lay my head down to sleep, I pray the lord my soul to keep…” A small gospel tale read to me by my grandmother for my first years of life is my first recollection of loving books in my life. Though I can no longer recall the name of this gospel story that I demanded my grandmother read to me every time I spent the night at her house, I do remember how this book began my walk with Christ and my love for reading. Throughout my almost eighteen years of life I have read a lot of books ranging from nursery rhymes to great works of literature such as A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
After all, without a plot structure, there is no story. The next time Anna read a fiction book she paid attention to these features, knowing that her dad uses them daily. Build on Clip C – 25 to 35 seconds Audio Anna’s dad loves to do is write about people living in remote areas and small communities. Many times the people he features speaks informally, using a lot of made up slang words and incorrect grammar. This language is accurately represented in the book when the characters are quoted.
“Oh the places you’ll go, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting. So...get on your way.” This might sound a little familiar to some, but others might not know who wrote this quote. Many children, including myself, have grown up listening and reading books by Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss! Dr. Seuss is one of the most well-known American author and illustrator of children’s books.
My steps to reached my goal is to study and read every day but it 's hard for me to read because i 'm in the school soccer team and get home late. But I try to read everyday when i can. My parents always help me by believing in me and reminding me everyday.
and a dozen others like them were first class, good healthy stories, interesting in the first place, and in the next place teaching decency, good conduct, leadership, and responsibility. ” He also read books of contemporary fiction, poetry, ancient philosophy, military histories, and natural history studies. At an early age, reading these magnificent books, combined with his father’s unique example, helped Theodore form ideas and opinions that would remain with him throughout his life. Some parents, including Theodore’s mother, worried about their children, since they spent all there time reading. However, Theodore’s father encouraged Theodore to learn and educate himself in many different ways.
There was one book in particular that I loved to check out, and was another one of my favorites the book was Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst. I could say that in middle school was when I decided to focus more in reading and I also realized that reading was very important. I realized that reading gave me life and helped me escape from any kind of problem I was having. I remember having several hard times and I remember grabbing a book and reading until falling asleep. Reading has always made me feel better.